the 2,681st day since president bush declared mission accomplished in iraq. 136th day of the deepwater horizon disaster in the gulf. i'm keith olbermann. goodnight and good luck. to discuss why making up a u.n. conspiracy about bicycles is not a bad thing for the republican candidate in colorado. making up what you did as a police officer in the town of liberal, kansas is in kansas. ladies and gentlemen, here is rachel maddow. good evening, rachel. >> the best thing is that it has to be liberal kansas where all this craziness happens. liberal, really? >> reality has a well-known liberal bias. liberal has a well-known reality bias. that's exactly right. thank you, keith.